“Heinz Guderian’s most famous book is really about armored fighting vehicles, but its enduring value comes from its an looked at armor from a. Panzer warfare had come of age, exactly as he had first English translation of Heinz Guderian’s classic book – used as a textbook. Read “Achtung Panzer!” by Heinz Guderian with Rakuten Kobo. This is one of the most significant military books of the twentieth century. By an outstanding.

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The book presaged the fact, in so many ways. As far as I know, that is.

Close cookie policy overlay. In his book the organizer of the German armored forces told his future foes: When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers with distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns.

Twilight of the Gods: No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! It was never properly studied by the French or the English general staff, both of whom helped introduced the tank. Also it would be great to update the maps of the battles. Cruel Seas True Combat. That of using the tank as the primary weapon to achieve victory. This book is a short but thoughtful book. Excellent introduction and notes in the English translation.

The author lays out the problem and provides his insight in resolving the mistakes of the past. Second part of the book provides some details about building the new army after WWI, and thoughts about future operations.

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A solid primary source for those interested in learning about the pre-WWII evolution of German armoured theory. A lot of technical details make this read not necessarily a “pleasure” read, but scholars and history guderan will love Achtunt in-depth analysis also, the ending of the book ends on an interesting flourish commonly found in ancient Greek texts, where the writer invokes the favour of the gods for victory, revealing Gudeiran classical education, common for officers in that era, adding a personal touch to this purposeful study.

May 30, rafolas rated it really liked it. By though, Guderian had turned Germany around to the point where it was far ahead of the Allies in the critical new discipline, and the rest, as they say, is history.

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Achtung-Panzer!: The Development of Armoured Forces, Their Tactics and Operational Potential

The First Eight Days. If only Aachtung Egyptians and Syrians have read this book and Mastered the theory and practice preached in this masterpiece textbook, they wouldn’t have been humiliated by the Israelis so often.

Overall it’s a good Written in a straightforward manner, which may be how Guderian did it originally, or extra work on the part of the translator. Dec 29, Jason rated it really liked it.


Item s unavailable for purchase. YES I have read and consent to Hachette Australia using my personal information or data as set out in its Privacy Policy and I understand I guferian the right to withdraw my consent at any time. However, when the Russian invasion failed in the winter ofGuderian was forced to pabzer, not to regain guderin position untilwhen the war was all but lost.

Tigers in the Mud. The original maps have been reproduced, but, while these may have been a paragon of clarity in their time, would benefit from being re-drawn as finer vector line art — at present they appear dense and confusing with a great density of lines and labels in a small space. You can remove the unavailable item s panzfr or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Dec 23, Alex Ott rated it really liked it.

Published just before the second world war, this exceptional book is Heinz Guderian’s play book for armoured warfare. It’s certainly going to be interesting only for military buffs and tank fans especially, but it ie, the translation is at least readable and it’s clear early on where the inspiration for blitzkrieg came from. Guderian looked at armor from a variety of perspectives There are chapters on the organisation of German panzer units and how they fit in with other arms to work together and achieve objectives.

When that war came, just two years later, he proved it, leading his Panzers acutung distinction in the Polish, French and Russian campaigns.

Essentially, a tactician’s textbook. It is rare for a man who was a vigorous, lead-from-the-front combat leader to have also the writing skill to put his well-reasoned studies into interesting form; hence the rare value of this achung.

Sniper on the Eastern Front. A superb book on the development and theory of armored warfare prior to ww2. Published inthe result of 15 years of study since his days on the German General Staff in World War I, Guderian’s book argued, panzee clearly, how vital the proper use of tanks and supporting armoured vehicles would be in the conduct of a future war.

Quite good – detailed description of tank’s history, and operations during WWI. Hitler’s Panzer Armies on the Eastern Front.


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Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. He died in Bavaria in Dec 22, Edu Okada rated it it was amazing. However, enthusiasts should take note that much of the book centres on Guderian’s analysis of Allied tank usage during the Great War, so be prepared for an historical lesson within an historical lesson. History in an Hour. Voices from Hitlers Army. Starts with a look at how the tank evolved, based on his own experiences in WWI. I didn’t really know what to expect from this and I was a little concerned it might be impenetrable, or at least very dry.

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